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UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction: Panelists urge negotiators in Sendai to prominently address human mobility in the post-2015 Framework

16 Mar 2015, Nansen Initiative, the

'Displacement is clearly one of the key challenges to be adequately addressed in the post-2015 Framework and conclusions of the consultations the Swiss/Norwegian Nansen Initiative held in the five regions persistently reiterate it', Mr. Arno Wicki, Head of the Multilateral Affairs Division with the Swiss Government, summarised the debate between representatives from governments and international organizations...


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    Office of the Prime Minister (OPM)
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  • Hyogo Framework for Action
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    Office of the Prime Minister (OPM)
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  • Contact:Ag. Commissioner, Disaster Management
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Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 2008 1,100,000
Flood 2007 718,045
Drought 1999 700,000
Drought 2002 655,000
Drought 1987 600,000
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
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